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Sonido Amazonico

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Sonido Amazonico
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Primavera en la Selva
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mi Plato de Barro
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Tres Pasajeros
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The Hungry Song
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el Borrachito
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Pavane
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Six Pieds Sous Terre
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un Shipibo en EspañA
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Indian Summer
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la Cumbia Del Zapatero
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Popcorn Andino
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yo no Fui
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Gnosienne no.1
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Album Information

Total Tracks: 14   Total Length: 54:13

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oh dear

okfuskee

Yup - It's true, they are not Peruvian. They dare to sing and play the music of another country. Whoop-de-freakin-doo. Great album. And they are incredible live.

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i like it

EMUSIC-00B1D9F9

it's 60s surf guitar/farfisa with a more interesting beat behind it. What's not to like?

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callate!

elpoopo

Please disregard the music snobbery below. Yes these guys are gringos. It is the band of Olivier Conan, who compiled the Roots of Chicha and who runs the record label. Authenticity is not the issue. Obviously, by covering Popcorn and Gnossienne #3, they're having fun with the genre, not trying to reproduce the sound of the original recordings. Somebody tell this guy to lighten up and enjoy the music.

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Buyer Beware!

DaNile

Just so you know, these guys are NOT Peruvian, in fact they look a lot like some New York hipsters who learned a little Spanish and attempted to reproduce music from a different country. And, I would have to say they failed pretty miserably.

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YMSP82

And it was a fascinating neo-old-skool sound. Saving for later, may grab it all soon.

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